If we review the Mt Gox chart below, we can see this trend clearly over the past week.
The great news is Bitcoin continues to be adopted across the internet by companies that cater to online customers. Two huge players in the internet space an adult site Porn.com (source Coindesk) and Facebook game maker Zynga (source Coindesk) have picked up the currency and already implemented into their websites.
The Bitcoin network capacity was 9918TH/s last week and is now 10331TH/s.
The Bitcoin network is now 104% over the span of this week.
The Bitcoin market capitalization is $9.89B this week. For perspective, it was listed at $1.652B --> $2.504B --> $4.0B --> $6.4B --> $10.4B --> $14.8B --> $12.9B --> $11.9B --> $8.27B --> $9.8B over the last few weeks.
All signs point to a very, very promising year for Bitcoin...Mainstream adoption is edging closer.